We caught up with Mamiko Yamazaki - CSM Graduate and participant in Divercity Arts Project using her Japanese cultural influence to create handy paper origarmi wallets sold at Camden Market... Perfect casing for your oyster cards! https://youtu.be/XKpZVCXkm6k Find out more about Mamiko and view her portfolio CLICK HERE Keep an eye out on our Facebook page … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: Mamiko Yamazaki on Divercity Arts Project
"Anti-catcalling gum" "Follow your stalker" "push the button for equality" - these are just some of the subliminal messages coming through upon first glance at Nia Hefe Filiogianni's work... We first connected with Nia during our open call for Diversity Matters Exhibit submissions in May. Nia's bold illustrations which praise feminism without patronising women, even when addressing sensitive … Continue reading Nia Hefe Filiogianni; “Reclaiming What’s Left”
In the mist of all the darkness surrounding killings of black men - both in the USA and UK, it's refreshing to highlight a positive spin on campaigning and challenging our social norms though 'art activism'... For the black community especially, this visual medium of campaigning couldn't be more apt to channel our frustrations into making a positive … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: Why ‘Black Faces in White Spaces’ matter (VID)
For Diversity Matters Exhibit, Riccardo offered to custom design a piano in relation to our sub-theme "Art.Music.Film". The piano will be auctioned with al funds going towards #ThumbsUpForUganda awareness project to support 300+ orphaned children
From Accra to Brooklyn, Amsterdam to London - these are a just some of the beautiful people we met at AfroPunk Paris earlier this month! https://youtu.be/FUj33ekSwko Filmed and edited by Kai Lutterodt Thanks to everyone who supported by buying Diversity Matters custom designed cards and tote bags - helping to spread the message of positive representation in … Continue reading Diversity Matters at AfroPunk Paris… Who we met!
Earlier this week, we organised a fundraising film screening of "In The Shadow of the Sun" to support Wimbledon College of Arts (WCA) student Jacqui Ennis Cole who's art work is themed around awareness of people with albinism. Jacqui will be volunteering in Tanzania with Standing Voice to provide participatory workshops for women with albinism and mothers of children … Continue reading “In The Shadow of the Sun” film screening and fundraiser to support WCA student albinism awareness project!
We collaborated with 27 yr old British-Nigerian creative and founder of Dorcas Creates, Dorcas Magbadelo to produce thoughtful illustrations inspired Kai Lutterodt's short film of interviews "Diversity Matters: Let's Talk About Race" CLICK HERE to watch pt1. The connection was established though a recommendation when we sought an illustrator to design the supporting literature for "Diversity Matters: … Continue reading Dorcas Creates thoughtful Diversity Matters illustrations!
This week's Diversity Matters Spotlight (#DMspotlight) is Sahil Lodha - a final year BA Photography student at London College of Communication (LCC)... He shares why diversity matters to him - plus an invite to his graduate show project private view of "The World in London" on the 26th May! https://youtu.be/suN2j-ruTgs #DMSpotlight filmed and edited by Kai … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: Sahil Lodha on Diversity and “The World in London” degree show invite!
We caught up with Naeem Mahmood; award-winning film director of Brash Young Turks, for a pre-screening interview about his debut feature film, and diversity in the media. https://youtu.be/RYKmA6o_dA0 Filmed and edited by Kai Lutterodt Look out for more from the Screening of Brash Young Turks which took place on the 6th May at London College … Continue reading Diversity and the Media: Brash Young Turks pre-screening interview with award-winning director Naeem Mahmood